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What is Y-90?

Y-90 is a successful treatment for cancer in the liver that targets tumors with radiation without affecting other, healthy parts of the body.

Y-90 refers to the radioactive isotope yttrium90, is used to deliver radiation directly to liver tumors with long, thin tubes called catheters.

While this treatment is not a cure for cancer in the liver, it has been shown to prolong lives for months or even years and can greatly improve quality of life.

Most patients experience few, if any, side effects from Y-90 treatment. Most patients can resume their normal activities within one or two weeks.

Y-90 treatment can be used in combination with surgery, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy. Our Interventional Radiologists will work with your oncologist to determine if you are a candidate for Y-90. Y-90 is not a replacement for the treatments prescribed by your oncologist.

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Y-90 is a treatment option that can alleviate symptoms, slow tumor growth, and extend life. If you are a candidate, our physicians will work with your oncologist or your surgeon to add Y90 treatment to your overall treatment plan.

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Outpatient Procedures at a Center Designed for Your Comfort and Safety

The Fairfax Vascular Center was built with the patient in mind, designed to make your procedure as easy and as comfortable as possible. When you come to our state-of-the-art facility, you’ll find something remarkable: 

  • Advanced equipment often only found in the area’s top hospitals
  • The region’s leading vein and vascular specialists – our doctors also work at the area’s top hospitals.
  • one on one consultation will be preformed by one of our skilled providers and a personalized treatment plan will be created. 
  • Convenient and free parking right next to the center in a covered parking garage or parking lot

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Our Physicians Offer the Y-90 treatment consultation in a comfortable outpatient setting.

Our team of physicians are also on staff and work in the area’s best hospitals. When you come to the center, you will meet them, consult with them, and have your procedure performed by a doctor you know.

Our board-certified physicians are Vascular and Interventional Specialists for fibroid, prostate, oncology, leg & knee, and spinal conditions. Our physicians are among the most experienced in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and are affiliated with the region’s top-ranked hospitals, including Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. Our team is consistently selected as “Top Doctors”. We utilize Interventional Radiology for the treatment of vein and vascular conditions, in the comfort of an outpatient setting. Feel great knowing you are receiving the best outpatient vascular care in the D.C. area.

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Safe. Effective. Convenient.